In the first two parts of this series, you were able to whittle down the plastic card printer choices based on your expected card output and desired card appearance. This installment discusses your potential need for security options from magnetic encoding to smart card technology to overlaminates.
Watch this short video to learn how to load a ribbon in your Fargo 1250e card printer.
See how to load a ribbon in your Zebra ZXP 7 card printer in this short video.
Should you print your ID cards in-house, or outsource the job to a printing company? ID Card Group helps you weigh the pros and cons of each option.
ID card printers come in a wide variety of styles, with features ranging from single or dual-sided printing up to lamination, encoding, and more. With so many options it may be hard to pick a printer, but the printer experts at ID Card Group are here to help you choose - and one of the easiest ways to start is by looking at low, standard, or high volume ID card printers.
How do you want your plastic cards to look? Sounds like a simple question, yet there are many variations that will help you choose the best plastic card printer for your needs.Today, weÛªll discuss choosing a plastic card printer based on your desired card appearance. There are three appearance options to consider.
What's one thing you can do that will help your ID card printer run better, keep print quality up, and prevent expensive or time-consuming down time for your ID card system while you are waiting for the printer to be repaired? Regularly clean your ID card printer! Ignoring the important step of cleaning your print can lead to long-term problems that can lead to repairs or replacements later on.
Watch this short video to learn how to clean your Fargo 1250e card printer. Clean the printer after every 1,000 cards to maintain consistent print quality.
One of the most important factors you should consider when choosing and ID card printer is how many cards you expect to print in each session and during any given year. Most ID card printers can be broken up into three groups - low volume, medium volume, and high volume printers. We'll help you decide which one is right for your card printing needs.
Retransfer printers combine unparalleled print speeds with photo-quality images.Unlike traditional dye sublimation card printers, which use a printhead that prints through a ribbon directly onto the card, retransfer printers print onto a flexible, transparent film that is then thermally bonded to the card - offering a high level of fraud protection.